Health Services

Health Services
Healthy Students Learn Better


We recognize the connection between health and academic achievement, and the importance of using evidence-based policies and practices to promote student health and wellness.  Health Services credentialed school nurses, teachers, and staff provide health-related interventions, assessments, screenings, education, procedures, and referrals.  We are health advocates for children by assisting families and communities to manage health problems and enable students to access to learning.

Health Services
Serna Center Box 764
5735 47th Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 643-9412

When to Keep Your Child Home from School
Guidance for Common Signs and Symptoms


Follow instructions for any symptoms of COVID-19 including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea   See COVID Symptoms Guidance. If positive for COVID, isolate at home and report the positive to your school. A SCUSD Contact Tracer will contact you to provide return guidance.

Get vaccinated!
Information on School Requirements and Where to Get Immunizations


Staying current with immunizations is a valuable tool in protecting your child from dangerous diseases.   It is also an essential component of preparing for school and meeting California Immunization Requirements for School Entry. 

Vaccines are free to all children through their health insurance or through public programs such as Medi-Cal and CHDP.  Whenever possible, students should receive vaccines during their annual physical exam with their healthcare provider.